Surnaming
Surname Sur*name", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surnamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surnaming}.] [Cf. F. surnommer.] To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to. [1913 Webster]

Another shall subscribe with his hand unto the Lord, and surname himself by the name of Israel. --Isa. xliv. 5. [1913 Webster]

And Simon he surnamed Peter. --Mark iii. 16. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Surname — Sur*name , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surnamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surnaming}.] [Cf. F. surnommer.] To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to. [1913 Webster] Another shall subscribe with his hand unto the Lord,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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